Articles tagged: D.C.


Features

How “Fortress D.C.” became a military barracks

Steel barbs still rest atop the barrier that now surrounds the People’s House. Armored trucks still crowd the streets. Even as 10 weeks have passed since pro-Trump white supremacists raided... Read more

News

D.C. preps budget after ending 2020 with an unexpected surplus

Bowser surveyed D.C. residents about their priorities for the city’s budget, marking the first step in D.C.’s budget process.

News

Following new D.C. law, the Corp plans to reverse cashless policy by Fall 2021

The Corp will begin accepting cash again following the passage of the Cashless Retailers Prohibition Act of 2019.

News

D.C. vaccine distribution plan increases eligible populations and aims for equitability

D.C. Health's new model for COVID-19 vaccine distribution will make a larger population eligible for doses, as D.C. becomes one of the most efficient U.S. territories to inoculate its residents. As concerns grow regarding inequitable distribution in D.C., more vaccine appointments are being created for residents of Wards with high COVID-19 numbers.

News

Mayor Bowser appoints new MPD police chief

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser appointee Robert J. Contee III replaced outgoing Peter Newsham as chief of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).

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“Fortress” D.C. grows more secure ahead of Biden inauguration

Washington D.C. is undergoing a rapid security transformation to guard the Capitol and city against another wave of violence perpetrated by pro-Trump combatants.

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A violent pro-Trump mob attacks U.S. Capitol; Mayor places D.C. into curfew 

An extremist mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters violently breached the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.

Opinion

2020 Vision: D.C.’s Next Decade

In 2009, Voice staffer Will Sommer wrote a piece sharing his and other political writers’ predictions on the next year in D.C. city politics. Ten years later, as the Voice... Read more

Editorials

D.C. homeless shelter replacement plan falls short during hypothermia season

As Georgetown students enjoyed the snow day after last weekend’s storm, many homeless residents of D.C. were stuffed into shelters due to the inclement conditions and low temperatures. A number... Read more

Editorials

Problems With Women’s March Require Introspection and Action

Georgetown students will have the choice to participate in the third annual Women’s March on the National Mall this Saturday, Jan. 19. The first Women’s March took place on Jan.... Read more